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John Waples Memorial Playground

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Address: McKinley Street & Hayden Road, Dewey Beach, DE
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Small, well-designed kids playground

The Lions Club has provided a nice diversion for children in downtown Dewey Beach. There are a number of different devices for kids to enjoy and they're separated by age group... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Neal P
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Arlington, Virginia, USA
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Arlington, Virginia, USA
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270 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The Lions Club has provided a nice diversion for children in downtown Dewey Beach. There are a number of different devices for kids to enjoy and they're separated by age group. There's also a picnic table and a fence around the area.

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Thank Neal P
Washington, DC
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58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

It's huge and well kept, plenty to do to keep a toddler busy and safe for an hour.There's equipment for over five and under five, also an informal lending library. There's a latch on the gate to help keep the kids safe.

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Thank susaness
Wilmington, Delaware
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Very nice little park and playground in Dewey near the bay. Fenced in and clean, this park offers a place for the young ones to run off some steam and offers an alternative to the beach. It's sort of hidden away so it is never crowded.

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Thank lovestotravel013
Baltimore, Maryland
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Took our grandson to this very well maintained playground several times during the week of our vacation. A range of playground equipment for infants to older children is available. Located on the bay side near several small parks, this is an ideal stop during morning walks.

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Thank Islands100
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

My kids are too old, so we didn't actually use the park, but we did like how it is fenced and had lots to do. Clean.

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Thank SubaruTrip
Baltimore, Maryland
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45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a new playground to try and saw this on google maps. We will be back! It's large, well maintained, a great variety of things to do, and right on the bay so you can hear the waves crashing. We had no idea this existed but now might become our favorite place!

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Grand daughters love to go there. They loved climbing on the gym set. There is a nice range of obstacles for them to do. Also a lot of things for younger children.

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Thank Sarah M
Delaware usa
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Went here with my daughter roller bladeing.Nice climb on toys for younger children very clean well kept park. Safe and away from the st

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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9 reviews
Reviewed 11 July 2015

This is a small playground that is just right for young children. There is a fence so children safely stay inside the playground, and there is parking.

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Thank DawnEAlexander
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Love John W. park! Fenced in, equiptment for little kids and older kids! Sand box, balance beam, 1950,s jungle climber! My grand kids wanted to go every day!

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